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Man convicted after killing sheep and feeding it to dogs

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Man convicted after killing sheep and feeding it to dogs

Date of alert:

Tuesday, 7 February 2023

Crime Ref:

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Northamptonshire Police

A 23-year-old man has been convicted after stealing sheep, killing it and then feeding the remains to hounds.

Hartley Crouch, of Cottesmore Road, Ashwell, was working as the Whipper-In for the Pytchley Hunt when the incident happened, in March 2022.

He decided to shoot dead another member of the hunt’s pet sheep. He then skinned it and fed it to the hounds.

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